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    2019 MCC Bob Brooking Round Robins (28 Oct - 16 Dec)

    2019 MCC Bob Brooking Round Robins
    (7 Rounds format)

    Where
    Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

    When
    Round 1: Mon 28th Oct, 7.15pm
    (no play Mon 4th Nov due to Hjorth Open)
    Round 2: Mon 11th Nov, 7.15pm
    Round 3: Mon 18th Nov, 7.15pm
    Round 4: Mon 25th Dec, 7.15pm
    Round 5: Mon 2nd Dec, 7.15pm
    Round 6: Mon 9th Dec, 7.15pm
    Round 7: Mon 16th Dec, 7.15pm

    Format
    3 Round-Robins tournaments (8 players per Round-Robin) + 1 Swiss tournament.
    Both the Round-Robins and the Swiss event will be for 7 rounds, ACF & FIDE rated.
    Selection into tournament will be based on FIDE rating. The 8 highest rated entrants will be the field for the top Round Robin (RR1), the next 8 highest rated entrants will be the field for the second Round Robin (RR2), and so on.
    If a player does not have a FIDE rating then ACF rating will be used.
    Unrated players will be put in the Swiss tournament subject to the arbiter's discretion.

    Entry dates
    Players in the top 2 Round Robins (RR1 and RR2) must enter by Saturday 26 October 2019. This is to allow the pairings for these Round-Robin tournaments to be set before Round 1.
    Players in RR3 or in the Swiss may enter up to Monday 28 October 2019.
    Late entries to the Swiss before the release of pairings for round 3 may be accepted subject to the arbiter's discretion.

    Rating cap on prize eligibility of late entrants
    If due to late entry a player in RR3 or the Swiss has a rating that exceeds the rating of the third lowest rated player in RR2 or RR3 respectively by 100 or more points, that player shall not be eligible for any prize.

    Byes
    Players in the Swiss tournament only may take up to two half point byes for rounds 1-5.

    Time control
    90 minutes + 30 seconds per move.
    Forfeit time of 30 minutes from published start time.

    Prizes
    For each tournament:
    1st: $180
    2nd: $90
    (Additional prizes may be offered in the Swiss if entries are sufficiently high).

    Brilliancy prize (across all tournaments):
    $40 voucher from MCC bookshop.

    Entry fees
    $70 Full Member, $60 Concession / Junior Member (add $15 for Non-Members).
    Early bird discount of $10 if paid by Saturday 26th October.
    Club member GMs/WGMs, IMs/WIMs & FMs/WFMs free. GMs/WGMs and IMs/WIMs not resident in Victoria free.
    If you want a round 1 bye you must have have fully paid your entry to be paired. Refunds are available if notified 24 hours before the event.

    Organisation
    Organiser: Simon Dale (0407 834 027, scd@thecrag.com).
    Arbiter: Alexej Khamatgaleev (0426 731 726, melbchessclub@gmail.com).
    Results/draw: On this Chess Chat thread.
    Further Questions: Contact us at melbchessclub@gmail.com or via call to tournament organiser.

    Webpage
    http://www.melbournechessclub.org/ev...g-round-robins

    Click here to enter
    Last edited by Thai Ly; 10-10-2019 at 10:29 AM.

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